Betty Lou Gentry

Published 3:49 pm Thursday, January 13, 2011

WALNUT HILL, Fla. – Betty Lou Gentry, 74, of Walnut Hill, Fla. was surrounded by her family when she peacefully went home to be with the Lord and Savior on Jan. 12, 2011.

Betty was a kind and generous person who never tired of taking care of and spending time with her family and friends. She was very proud of her family and her strength and guidance will be missed greatly.

Her parents, William Leslie and Rosie Lee Walker; her husband, John Edward Gentry; son, Terry Dean Gentry; three brothers, William Monroe Walker, Dewey Edward Walker and Leslie Eugene Walker and four sisters, Alberta McGhee, Vera Mae Johns, Dorothy Lee Bethea and Rose Marie Gentry, preceded her in death.

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She is survived by her son, James Edward Gentry; daughter, Patricia Darlene Gentry, nine grandchildren, Tara Ann, Jeremiah Egan, Joshua Evan, James Ethan, Laura Michelle, Stacey Lynn, Alicia Nicole, Dusty and Drew; three great grandchildren, Brooklynn, Jacob and Michelle Wayne as well as many nieces and nephews. She will be deeply missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing her.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011 from the Enon Baptist Church in Enon, Fla. with Bro. Ed McMillian and Bro. Chip Barbas officiating. Interment will follow in the Enon Baptist Church Cemetery.

Active pallbearers are Douglas Johnson, Roy Thomas, Travis Grant, Kevin Faircloth, Zane Gray and Buddy Bethea. Honorary Pallbearers are Randy Dortch, Tim Gentry and Larry Gibson.

Family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Friday evening, Jan. 14, 2011 at Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home.

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of all arrangements.